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Instant cash & free car removal service for your unwanted car

If you’ve had an accident, break down or simply have an old car you want to get rid of, look no further than the expert team at 1800 Salvage.

Our family-owned and operated business has been evaluating, buying and salvaging vehicles for over 25 years. It doesn’t matter what type, make or model. We’ll take it off your hands for top dollars. 

For a free quote, complete our online form and send us some photos and general information. Then, we’ll get back to you with our best price within the hour. From there, our friendly professionals can book your car removal at your convenience. You’ll receive instant cash payment on pick-up via a secure Osko transfer.

Sell your old or scrap car today with Hornsby’s trusted car buyers. Contact 1800 Salvage today.

Cash for cars of all conditions

Top dollar for any used car or old vehicle 

1800 Salvage buys all motor vehicles, regardless of their condition. From SUVs and trucks to motorcycles, boats, machinery and fleet vehicles. Whether they’re near new, mechanically damaged or statutory write-offs, we pay competitive market prices.

Our large salvage partner network includes auction houses, repair and restoration specialists, car wreckers and recyclers. We’ll connect your unwanted vehicle with the appropriate business so it can be recycled or reused sustainably.

Same-day scrap car removal  

With the help of our trusted transport partners, we provide free towing from anywhere across Sydney, New South Wales or beyond, on the same or the next business day. All our tow trucks have a 10-tonne towing capacity and can handle almost anything.

So long as your unwanted vehicle is safe and easy to access, you don’t even have to be present at pickup. Our skilled team handles everything and initiates your instant payment once they confirm your vehicle’s condition.

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Hornsby’s leading cash-for-cars services

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Fast car removal nationwide

1800 Salvage’s reliable service operates throughout all Australian states. If you live in or near a major city, we can arrange your car removal as quickly as on the same day.

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Simple online quote form, same day free quote, instant cash transfer and free car removal, 1800 Salvage does it all. We will take care of all the paperwork and you don’t even need to be home for the car removal.

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  • Australia wide service
  • Money in your account via OSKO
  • We buy early and late model cars
  • Licenced motor car trader (LMCT: 12082)
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Quick cash for any used car in Hornsby

Our specialist team has decades of salvage car buying experience. We know the industry inside out and guarantee to provide our highest cash offer with no pricing games. Based on the photos and details you send, we’ll give you a quick cash offer in no time.

To maximise your Hornsby cash-for-cars offer, please send us the following information: 

  • Make and model
  • Condition and damage
  • Vehicle age
  • Exterior photos from all angles & interior photos
  • Odometer reading
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Get a fair cash offer on any brand

Our cash-for-cars Hornsby team buy all makes and models.

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Frequently asked questions

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When do you pay cash?

With recent changes in Australian legislation, we can’t pay you in physical cash. However, when we remove your old car or truck, you’ll receive an instant payment to your bank account via a safe Osko transfer.

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How quickly can you tow my junk car?

Our streamlined selling and car removal process means we can collect your unwanted car as quickly as on the same day you contact us. All you have to do is accept our generous cash offer, sign all paperwork electronically and let us know your vehicle’s location. Then we’ll handle the rest.

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Do you operate in regional locations?

Unlike other car removal companies in Hornsby and Syndey, we operate nationwide. This enables us to provide a leading cash-for-cars service from anywhere across Australia. So we'll get to you quickly if you need cars removed from your Hornsby property, regional New South Wales or interstate.

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My old car is not registered. Will you still buy it?

Yes. Our cash-for-cars Hornsby team buy registered and unregistered vehicles. Please remove your number plates before we collect your old car. You can return them to Service NSW.

Doug Whiffin

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Doug Whiffin

Doug began his career in the automotive industry at age 18. He has worked in several dealerships and has since become an expert valuer buyer. Doug serves a broad spectrum of clients including car dealerships, independent dealers, automotive wholesalers, and automotive salvage dealers, helping sellers obtain top cash for their unwanted cars. Additionally, he seamlessly transitions into the role of second-in-command manager in the general manager's absence, showcasing his proactive nature and leadership skills.

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Whether you want to buy or sell salvage vehicles, we are here to help. Get in touch and we will get back to you soon with the information you need.

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